Disciple

By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. – John 13:35
What does the word “disciple” mean, and what does it mean to be one?

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Do you believe?

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:25-26
How can simply believing be so life-changing? What is faith that it can be so powerful?

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Do not be afraid

What Jesus gives us is different from what the world offers, in every way. The world offers peace when there are no problems and everything is good. But Jesus gives us peace all the time.

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Peace Inside

Jesus had just finished telling the disciples a lot of difficult things. They were presented as contrasts: this “not good” thing is going to happen so that this other “good thing” will happen. For instance, He told them He was going to be leaving but it was to their benefit, because the Holy Spirit would come to them after he left.

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Saved!

What is the first thing you think of when you hear an accident or disaster has happened?What if you know a loved one lives nearby? We want to ask them, “are you safe?”. God wants to keep us safe in ways we may not even imagine.

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Forever love. Eternal life.

Forever and eternal, these are lofty words and kind of hard to come to terms with. We see life as day to day, and even the longest of our long term plans are measured in years, not “eternity.” The unavoidable truth is that our life will end, and even the most precious of loves will cease at that moment as well, if not before. Or so it seems.

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